Bhumi Pednekar is one of the most talented actresses in Bollywood. Over the years, she has been a part of films such as Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, Bala, Saand Ki Aankh, and Badhaai Do among others. The actress is now set for the release of her upcoming film Bhakshak. Ahead of the film’s release, Bhumi, who is known for playing unconventional roles, shared her thoughts on being stereotyped in the industry.
Bhumi talks about being stereotyped
Speaking with Pinkvilla, Bhumi said, “Honestly, I used to get worried about this and may be run away from it but now no. I feel like main jo karti hun vo koi aur nahin kar sakta (What I do nobody else can) and I am not saying that with attitude or trying to be pompous about it. I’ve genuinely worked hard to create a space for myself and more people are welcome in this space, but I am not replaceable over here.”
She added, “I always try to balance it out like my release before this was a full glam yes feminist thing. I don’t think that’ll ever not be in my film, but that was an out-and-out glamorous popular film, right? It was like everywhere, it was that kind of film and that was my film that you know my character was the protagonist. Now, I have a film that is ek dum doosre end of the spectrum (a film that is totally on the other end of the spectrum), a Bhakshak, and I am comfortable and very happy doing both. So, I think I get more film, I don’t think, I’ll be typecast.”
The Pulkit directorial also stars Sanjay Mishra, Aditya Srivastav, Sai Tamhankar, Jasmeet Kaur, and Surya Sharma among others. It is slated to release on 9th February.
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